Baku. 11 December. REPORT.AZ/ Italy was today hit by heavy snow, freezing rains and strong winds. In some northern districts National Civil Defense Service issued highest possible status - red weather warning due to threat of rainfalls and floods.
Report informs referring to the RIA Novosti.
The authorities of Liguria and Toscana regions of Italy have taken special precautions in this regard, schools and kindergartens in many towns of the region were closed today. Due to heavy snow the trains ceased operation in some northern directions to regions of Piedmont, Aosta Valley and Liguria.
Because of freezing rains several major highways have been closed in the morning.